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[an-twuh-net, -tuh-; French ahn-twa-net] /ˌæn twəˈnɛt, -tə-; French ɑ̃ twaˈnɛt/
[muh-ree;; French ma-ree] /məˈri;; French maˈri/ (Show IPA),
1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI.
a female given name: derived from Antoine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He raised his head; he saw Antoinette; he looked wildly at her, as though he did not recognise her.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • We call her “Antoinette” after the aeroplane, for she makes a noise like the aeroplane when she sings.

  • The tender Antoinette would dismiss everything from her memory; you would be less than a cipher for her.

    The Duchesse de Langeais Honore de Balzac
  • Antoinette examined the hotel-register; she did not see there the handwriting of the letter.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • But Antoinette, coming from a village some eighty miles away, was a stranger and an alien.

    The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne William J. Locke
  • While he modestly narrated his exploits, Antoinette had dismissed her pupil.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • Mme. Antoinette Szumowska, the Polish pianist and lecturer was at one time termed his "only pupil."

    Piano Mastery Harriette Brower
  • If I were Antoinette, I would love the poor, but in their own interest.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
British Dictionary definitions for Antoinette


/French ɑ̃twanɛt/
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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